Essays Tagged: "Patriotism"


ddle class admired the Nazis' muscular opposition to the Social Democrats. And the Nazis themes of patriotism and militarism drew highly emotional responses from people who could not forget Germany's ...

(9 pages) 109 0 5.0 Jan/1994

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

What it means to be american to me

t, we all call ourselves Americans. After the devastating September 11 terrorist attacks, a wave of patriotism is flooding the country. We feel prouder than ever to say "I am an American," and we disp ... ir country. Maybe not always totally agreeing with it's actions or leaders, but general respect and patriotism is necessary. They also cherish our flag and what it represents: Freedom and Equality for ...

(3 pages) 161 1 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

What Patriotism Means to Me

What Patriotism Means to MeIn the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United Sta ... ermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States we are seeing many forms of Patriotism. I was suprised to find when I researched this word that it had a negative feeling associ ... find when I researched this word that it had a negative feeling associated with it. I believe that patriotism is actively showing your support for your country, standing up for what you believe in, a ...

(2 pages) 237 3 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays


ity and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. have caused Americans to step back and take a look at what patriotism really means. Also, Americans now ponder what it will take to protect our rights as Unite ...

(5 pages) 226 0 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Five Ideas that shaped the World: Nationalism, Industrialism, Colonialism, Imperialism and communism

y, religion, language, or ethnic background. The term also refers to a group state of mind in which patriotism, or loyalty to one's country, is regarded as an individual's principal duty. In the 18th ...

(4 pages) 263 2 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Economy of China, China between the fall of the KMT and Mao Tse-Tung's death

tion. Efforts were made to improve sanitation andliteracy among the people. These changes generated patriotism during China'sinvolvement in the Korean War.While social reforms proved to be beneficial ...

(1 pages) 118 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

A paper on patriotism

t was just the thing to do.Now, in the 20th century, you could categorize the U.S. in such words as Patriotism, having Pride, and being Free. Now a days everyone is free and allowed to make their own ... the most free, safest, and most dominant nation in the world. Now terrorists are trying to take our patriotism, pride and freedom away.

(1 pages) 67 1 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Who's the Boss?

ssing of liberty and posterity? These words are the roots of the Constitution that not only inspire patriotism but also a guideline for a balanced government. Our forefathers wanted a central governme ...

(3 pages) 101 1 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

How do Frank Capra's "Prelude to War" and John Huston's "Let There Be Light" differing purposes/points-of-view/approaches to the subject shape each film's form and production method?

g, during, and after World War Two, documentaries and real-life depictions about the war, veterans, patriotism, post-war trauma...etc., exploded on the home front. John Huston's "Let There Be Light" a ... l leadership. 2) To depict Americans as a people leading the world to justice and infuse a sense of patriotism. 3) To drum up war effort support.Through stirring music, forceful editing, and scenes of ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Why are the students in US finding history classes insipid? A brief view into the problems history teachers and historical textbooks tend to bear that keep the students from knowing the "truth".

ll hidden in obscurity. These teachers encourage students to believe that history is about learning patriotism. Further more, because of the godlike tone the history textbooks employ, it never occurs ... e national heroes of America. The content taught to students is muddled by desires to promote blind patriotism. In this case, the raw materials of history are insulated from the students. Rarely do th ...

(2 pages) 518 18 4.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Defining Moments in the Canadian History.

estone. It was one of the notablemoments because it brought world recognition and a strong sense of patriotismtowards Canada. The battle of Vimy Ridge took place at Vimy Ridge and was onEaster Monday, ... dge, we grew to be our own nation, brought world recognition and gaveCanadians their own thought of patriotism. The life on the home front duringWorld War One was important because it was then when wo ...

(5 pages) 127 3 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Nazi Germany in 1939.

oss of status, and a rise in crime, suicide and prostitution. The middle class, once known for its patriotism, now rose in revolt against a government who failed to protect their property and securit ...

(4 pages) 154 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Short report on the Ratification Debate. Federalists/Anti-Federalists. 581 words.

nts. Soon, however, the newspapers together with the views of men eminent for ability, honesty, and patriotism, were against its adoption; and they won support from others. Therefore, the country beca ...

(2 pages) 85 0 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is a research paper on the Media at war and how it affected the public at home.

oops over seas due to the positive influence the media gave them. The media in World War II brought patriotism and pride to the American people by means of propaganda posters, films, and radio.The Vie ...

(6 pages) 217 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

An insightful autobiographical incident!

ging by. The color of the bedroom had recently been painted blue and white, creating an illusion of patriotism.As the day progressed and everything else went downward, the flickers on TV seemed to fad ...

(2 pages) 114 3 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis of the song "Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue" also known as "The Angry American" by Toby Keith

the event. Although in initial observation it may seem as though the song attempts to also inspire patriotism in its audience, it does quite the contrary, inspiring revenge against acts that hurt or ... the contrary, inspiring revenge against acts that hurt or threaten the USA, namely September 11th. Patriotism is defined as positive acts of nationalistic feeling: Keith suggests, however, that venge ...

(4 pages) 81 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


PatriotismThe Concise English dictionary defines the word "patriot" as one who strongly supports ... upports their country. All these dictionaries define a patriot as being loyal to their country. But patriotism isn't just about loving your country. It is possible to be patriotic about other things, ... sport, but when is it taking it too far?People like Sadam Hussein are patriots that are taking patriotism too far. He is so devoted to his country that he will stop it at nothing to defend his co ...

(4 pages) 73 0 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues


Defining PatriotismThree thousand years ago, as they marched out of the city, headed for war, the Spartans wo ... mony with divine will. This principle was one of the early manifestations of what would we now deem patriotism. The dictionary defines Patriotism as: "love of country and willingness to sacrifice for ... lingness to sacrifice for it." Writer Samuel Johnson had a different definition when he said that, "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." George Orwell described in "Politics and the English ...

(4 pages) 65 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Cuase of world war one.

of Europe and save their prestige. By the time the war started, millions of people were inflamed by patriotism and, contrary to those who believe the armament to be the major cause of the war, if the ...

(5 pages) 47 1 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Ronald reagan and his Presidency.

parible campaigner and an amazing speaker. Reagan was always focused on the values of work, family, patriotism, and self-reliance.Ronald Reagan was a Republican and before his years as president, was ...

(2 pages) 167 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays